Re: Corpora: CFP for SemaNet'02: COLING-2002 Workshop on Building and Using Semantic Networks

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Date: Sun Mar 21 1999 - 20:14:53 MET

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    Grace Ngai a écrit:

    > (Apologies in advance for multiple postings.)
    > COLING-02 Workshop CFP: Building and Using Semantic Networks
    > SemaNet'02: Building and Using Semantic Networks
    > Workshop in conjunction with COLING 2002, 1 September 2002, Taipei, Taiwan
    > Workshop website:
    > COLING website:
    > Call for Papers
    > There has been a lot of interest over the past decade in WordNet
    > (, a thesaurus-like semantic network
    > that has many NLP applications including (but not limited to) machine
    > translation and multilingual (or cross-lingual) information retrieval.
    > Among the languages which have attracted higher interest recently are some
    > of the "low-density" languages, in which very little research and resources
    > exist. A semantic network in such a language would be a very useful
    > resource; however, the amount of needed resources and the length of time
    > needed to hand-construct such a network is often prohibitive. To add to the
    > problem, some minority languages (especially the indigeneous languages) have
    > very different language structures, which may become problematic when
    > attempting to fit concepts in those languages to wordnet hierarchies which
    > were constructed for languages such as English.
    > The goal of this one-day workshop is to explore issues surrounding the
    > construction of semantic networks, including the construction of wordnets
    > for minority languages and multilingual wordnets. In addition, we would like
    > to invite papers and demos on industrial applications.
    > Submissions:
    > Instructions on submitting papers can be found on the workshop website at
    > Important Dates:
    > Submission deadline: May 6th, 2002
    > Notification of Acceptances: June 17th, 2002:
    > Camera-Ready Copies due: July 1st
    > Workshop: August 31
    > Program Committee: to be determined
    > Organizing Committee:
    > Grace Ngai (Weniwen Technologies)
    > Pascale Fung (Weniwen Technologies and Hong Kong University of Science and
    > Technology)
    > Kenneth W. Church (AT&T Labs)

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